Cloth - 49210

Cloth - 49210

What is Freight Class?

You must assign your shipment a freight code when shipping products as LTL (less-than-truckload). This standardized code, issued by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association, allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment to help with transportation.
Ship cloth accurately by using the information below:
49210
Cloth
65

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65
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Commodity note:
Other than with pile or loop surfaces coated with aluminum, plastic, pyroxylin or rubber, NOI, Applies on cloth or fabric coated with plastic or rubber only when the plastic or rubber does not exceed 1/16 inch thick and only when the product as tendered for shipment has an actual density of 15 pounds or greater per cubic foot and Applies only when the coating is applied other than by quilting or stitching. Does not apply on open weave (open mesh) fabrics unless all interstices are covered or filled with coating in boxes, burlap bags, bales or rolls, or in rolls wrapped in heavy Kraft paper or plastic film, or in rolls unitized by wrapping in paper or plastic film

Subclasses for

Cloth - 49210

For many NMFC codes, there isn’t just one class that is applied. Frequently, NMFC numbers have a number of subclasses, which are usually based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, cloth, is further broken down in the following subclasses:

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freight subclasses

Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
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Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is freight class code definition?

Created and maintained by a nonprofit membership organization named the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is a classification system used for interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce movement of LTL shipments. You can learn more from the experts at Koho on our freight classes pages.

How is freight class calculated?

The first step in determining your freight class is to take measurements. Measure the height, width and depth of your shipment then multiple those three measurements together for the total cubic feet. Then divide the total cubic inches by 1,728 (the number of cubic inches in a cubic foot). Finally, divide the weight (in pounds) of the shipment by the total cubic feet.

What is the NMFC class for clothing?

Apparel ranges between NMFC freight class 100 and 175.